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Racist graffiti alarms residents in Arizona neighborhood and drives away homebuyers

February 3, 2014
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Racist graffiti alarms residents in Arizona neighborhood and drives away homebuyers

Racist graffiti alarms residents and drives away homebuyers in Arizona neighborhood (via Raw Story ) Prospective homebuyers are looking elsewhere after racist graffiti and other acts of vandalism were reported in an Arizona neighborhood. Residents of Sarival Village in Goodyear said they were shocked after someone slashed residents’ tires and spray…

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Millionaire Fox host Tucker Carlson: Poor people get ‘consumed with envy’ of the 1 percent

February 2, 2014
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Millionaire Fox host Tucker Carlson: Poor people get ‘consumed with envy’ of the 1 percent

Fox’s Tucker Carlson: Poor people get ‘consumed with envy’ of the 1 percent (via Raw Story ) The host of ABC’s reality show Shark Tank over the weekend told the poor people of the world that they should be thanking capitalism for making their situation better. After Oxfam found that the world’s 85 richest people…

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One year after BP oil spill: Dolphins with missing teeth, lung disease in the Gulf of Mexico

February 1, 2014
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One year after BP oil spill: Dolphins with missing teeth, lung disease in the Gulf of Mexico

Dolphins in ‘bad shape’ after BP oil spill (via AFP) Bottlenose dolphins with missing teeth, lung disease, and abnormal hormone levels were found swimming in the Gulf of Mexico a year after the BP oil spill, US researchers say. Pneumonia, liver disease and a pregnant female carrying a dead fetus were…

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Choking Human Rights in Turkey Equals Big Profits for US Tear Gas Makers

June 26, 2013
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Choking Human Rights in Turkey Equals Big Profits for US Tear Gas Makers

Many a bewildered American, watching world news reports of anti-American demonstrations, has asked “But.. after all we have done for them, why do they hate us?” The conservative media has the all-purpose response, “They hate us because of our freedoms, because of our greatness. Because they don’t have what we have.” This oft-repeated platitude has,…

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Fox News host Sean Hannity has lost half of his viewers since the election, Rachel Maddow still ahead

December 30, 2012
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Fox News host Sean Hannity has lost half of his viewers since the election, Rachel Maddow still ahead

Sean Hannity’s ratings have plummeted since Barack Obama’s second victory. Nielsen ratings show that Hannity’s audience is leaving in droves; approximately half in the weeks after the election with Rachel Maddow still leading the Fox host.  NYDailyNews reports, “Bill O’Reilly — who steadfastly refuses to identify himself politically as a conservative — retained around 70% of his…

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Mike Huckabee organizing a Day of Prayer the day before Obama’s inauguration, which is also MLK day

December 10, 2012
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Mike Huckabee organizing a Day of Prayer the day before Obama’s inauguration, which is also MLK day

I guess if all they have left is prayer, go for it, but unity might be the better way to go.  Before the Presidential election, Mike Huckabee tried to launch a get out the vote effort for Conservative Christians in a last ditch effort to bring in votes for Mitt Romney. And now, to confirm the depths…

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Fiscal Cliffing: GOPers push for Austerity in U.S. even though Austerity caused second recession in 4 years in Europe

December 7, 2012
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Fiscal Cliffing: GOPers push for Austerity in U.S. even though Austerity caused second recession in 4 years in Europe

While Republicans  are reportedly soul searching in an attempt to find out what could have possibly gone wrong after offering up one of the weakest candidates possible, then tossed him under the bus after they were defeated, perhaps learning from past mistakes would be the way to go. For example, Republicans do not want to…

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Mitch McConnell is so addicted to the filibuster that he just filibustered his own bill

December 6, 2012
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Mitch McConnell is so addicted to the filibuster that he just filibustered his own bill

It’s no wonder that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is so opposed to reforming the filibuster. He’s addicted to it.  McConnell just filibustered his own bill to raise the debt ceiling. McConnell, a stalwart Republican from Kentucky  was trying to prove  that Democrats don’t have the votes to weaken Congress’ authority on the debt limit, which…

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John Stossel on Fox: U.S. should emulate Singapore, no discrimination laws or minimum wage

December 6, 2012
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As reported here yesterday, Republicans blocked the United Nations treaty that would have helped to protect the disabled and now today Fox’s John Stossel is on the air arguing for discriminate against the disabled.  Stoseel furthers his skewed argument stating that Singapore has no minimum wage or discrimination laws and that America should emulate them because that would…

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Newt Gingrich to GOPers, “Stop Negotiating with President Obama,” forgets they don’t negotiate

November 29, 2012
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Newt Gingrich to GOPers, “Stop Negotiating with President Obama,” forgets they don’t negotiate

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is sending a message to his Republican colleagues about the looming ‘fiscal cliff:’ “Get a grip” and simply stop negotiating with President Obama and Democrats. Yes, he’s crazy. Gingrich’s plea is reminiscent of another man who also does not hold an elected office: Grover Norquist. The former House Speaker seems to forget…

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Guy with Romney tattoo on his face flip flops. Before, “I am a man of my word and will keep the tattoo for life.”

November 29, 2012
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Guy with Romney tattoo on his face flip flops. Before, “I am a man of my word and will keep the tattoo for life.”

Eric Hartsburg auctioned off tattoo space on his face which resulted in a winning bid for $15,000 on Ebay — the tattoo which eventually was emblazoned across his face was the Romney-Ryan logo.  Hartsburg stated in an interview with Anderson Cooper, “I love it, I would do it all over again.” Well as it happens, he’s a flip-flopper…

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Right wing sites freak out over a discount coupon for a women’s health clinic

November 24, 2012
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Right wing sites freak out over a discount coupon for a women’s health clinic

Two things worth noting happened today, which collide into one another like a runaway train headed straight into 5:00 traffic. The abortion rate is reported by the AP to have dropped the biggest percentage in a decade. The second notable statistic is, “Mississippi had the lowest abortion rate, at 4 per 1,000 women of child-bearing…

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